Sicily can boast a glorious past and a flattering present as the location chosen by famous Italian and foreign film productions for its rich assortment of unexplored and breathtaking views or its renowned locations that have always been the destination for many visitors from around the world. A long line of films that have made the history of Cinema, from Il Padrino (The Godfather) by Francis Ford Coppola to L’avventura (The Adventure) by Michelangelo Antonioni. Not just “The Godfather” (filmed in Messina and Catania): Sicily offers a long list of film productions, as well as many television productions too. From Palermo, the set for Il Gattopardo (The Leopard, 1963), Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (New Cinema Paradiso, 1988), La meglio gioventù (The Best of Youth, 2003), ‘Il Divo’ (2008), Baarìa (2009), and more recently La mafia uccide solo d’estate (The Mafia Kills Only In Summer, 2014); to Taormina with Malèna (2000), Le grand bleu (The Big Blue, 1988, by Luc Besson); from Syracuse with Cadaveri Eccellenti (Illustrious Corpses, 1976) by Francesco Rosi and the works of Pietro Germi In nome della legge (In the name of the law, 1949) and Sedotta e abbandonata (Seduced and Abandoned, 1964); to Messina and its islands, the setting for Il postino’ (The Postman, 1994) and Caro Diario (Dear Diary, 1993) by Nanni Moretti; from Ragusa, with Divorzio all’italiana (Divorce Italian Style, 1961), L’uomo delle stelle (The Star Maker,1995) by Giuseppe Tornatore and the memorable Commissario Montalbano (Inspector Montalbano, 1999-in the making); to Catania, the setting for Storia di una capinera (Sparrow, 1993) by Zeffirelli and I Vicerè (The Viceroys, 2007) by Faenza, amongst many other famous films. And this is by no means the full list of productions that have chosen Sicily as the ideal location to shoot their scenes. We have provided a careful selection of films to explore together.